hansom


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a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers

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That young tutor is an interesting fellow: we had some awfully good talk after dinner about books and things," he threw out tentatively in the hansom.
It must have been one o'clock before we drove in a hansom as far as Kensington Church, instead of getting down at the gates of our private road to ruin.
They called a hansom, and she told the driver where to go.
It was indeed like old times when, at that hour, I found myself seated beside him in a hansom, my revolver in my pocket, and the thrill of adventure in my heart.
Later, on an anniversary, she was taken by her mother through the fog in a hansom cab, and given a large bunch of bright, sweet-scented flowers to lay upon his tomb.
Observing that they passed no other hansom cab, but only vans and waggons, and that not one of the thousand men and women she saw was either a gentleman or a lady, Mrs.
He returned the glance with a lightning-like look of diabolical fierceness, and, turning round, stood upon the curbstone and called a hansom.
The reporter left his new-made friend a short time afterwards, and took a hansom to his office.
It's really quite the best thing MacConnell's done," he explained as they got into a hansom.
The hansom had come to take them to their evening party.
If there was no overtaking the Count, however,it should be a comparatively simple matter in the case of the couple on foot, and I wildly hailed the first hansom that crawled into my ken.
It was one of Steve Hassell's carriages, I guess, unless the lady took a hansom.
The Assistant Commissioner, driven rapidly in a hansom from the neighbourhood of Soho in the direction of Westminster, got out at the very centre of the Empire on which the sun never sets.
Veneering then says to Mrs Veneering, 'We must work,' and throws himself into a Hansom cab.
There was a hansom just in front of me, and he hailed it.